West St. John High School

  • West St. John High School serves 201 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • West St. John High School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.
  • St. John The Baptist Parish School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 201 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 201 students
West St. John High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West St. John High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
West St. John High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West St. John High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 16:1
West St. John High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
44%
West St. John High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
45%
West St. John High School White Students (1998-2007)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West St. John High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.35
West St. John High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
58%
West St. John High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
West St. John High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. John The Baptist Parish School District's student population of 5,879 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,038 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,217 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,879 1,685
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 67%
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $27 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $85 MM $26 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,038 $15,711
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,217 $15,475
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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